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Entitled American Studies, this small unit covers various topics related to the study of the United States. Learners warm up by creating a dictionary of democracy, then dive into three different lessons focused on government, famous Americans, and the Founding Fathers. This is a great social studies plan for preparing any third, fourth, or fifth grader for all future US history lessons.
The Influence of The Byzantine Empire on Russia and Eastern Europe
Students examine the influence on Russian and Eastern European language, religion, art, and architecture by the Byzantine Empire. They define key vocabulary terms, listen to a lecture and participate in a class discussion, and label a map.
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Imagine being able to visit some of the most amazing sites in the world without leaving home. Tour Palymra, Machu Picchu, St Peter’s Basilica, and Kiev without spending a cent! With over 300 points of interest and 20,000 images, this interactive photo album is a must-have for the armchair traveler, for the classroom, for the global treker wanting to revisit a site, or for the bucket-lister planning a journey. Install a sense of adventure.
Capturing the Reader With Vivid Images
Students examine the use of imagery to hold a reader's attention in an excerpt from John Deever's memoir "Mr. John and the Day of Knowledge". They are introduced to background information about the Ukraine and create original imagery.
Capturing the Reader With Vivid Images
Young scholars examine how the author tries to capture the reader's imagination immediately, through imagery--and hold on to it. They locate Ukraine on a world map and understand Lenin's role in the establishment of Russian communism and the former Soviet Union.
The American Press and the
Students read and analyze newspaper accounts of Holocaust-related items in various WWII newspapers. They discuss the physical placement of Holocaust-related news items to other news items in the same paper.
The Importance of Speaking Another Language
Students evaluate how important it can be to speak a language other than their own. They analyze the role language plays in bridging cultural differences and compare their reasons and see if the class can reach a consensus on the question of whether learning another language is important.
Leonard Bernstein Young Peoples Concerts
Students discover the musical achievements of Leonard Bernstein by viewing a slide-show. In this music appreciation lesson, students identify Leonard Bernstein, his work on Broadway, and his other musical ventures by examining photographs of him. Students practice playing music in the same fashion Bernstein did.
World War II: A Compartive Study through Literature
Students examine World War II through the use of literature. As a class, they brainstorm a list of words they relate to the war itself. In groups, they read various novels and view photographs showing the experiences of the Jews, British, Japanese and Germans throughout the war. They compare and contrast the various experiences to end the lesson plan.
Night on Bald Mountain
Learners use appropriate terms to reflect a working knowledge of the musical elements. Then they use terminology from music and other arts to analyze and compare the structures of musical and other artistic and literary works. Students also explore the genre of orchestral program music and describe through drawing a piece of music.
Word Search Match: Capitals of Countries
In this capitals of countries worksheet, students write the matching clue number by each capital and then locate and circle/highlight each of the thirty-six capitals in a word search puzzle.
Unit 4 Grammar - Adjective
In this grammar worksheet, students read the definition of adjectives, and about demonstrative, predicate, and proper adjectives. They copy sentences in which they identify the adjectives and the nouns they modify. They write the type of adjectives used in a set of sentences, and replace adjectives with those from a word bank. They complete a review and assessment page.
Towers and Turrets
A lesson on architecture will help young artists consider perspective. Your class will use water colors to paint towers and turrets. You can connect this art lesson to famous buildings like the Taj Majal in India, Saint Basil's Cathedral in Moscow, and more!
AP World History Unit Test Chapters 8-15
Get your AP historians thinking about the facts with this exam worksheet, which has students responding to 60 multiple choice questions about world religions, major events, and significant historical figures. The exam specifies chapters 8-15, however the text it is referencing is not listed. If it doesn't fit exactly with your unit, consider using some of the questions, and forego the lengthy process of writing multiple-choice options.
Capturing the Reader with Vivid Images
In this using vivid images worksheet, students identify vivid images and analyze their effectiveness in John Deever's "Mr. John and the Day of Knowledge." Students then write rich images for their classmates to imagine.
Cooking Your Favorite Meal - Vocabulary and Discussion Lesson for English Students of All Ages
Here is a great idea that incorporates cooking, recipe reading, content specific vocabulary, and culture. The class defines cooking related vocabulary, discusses the food they eat, then develop a recipe of their own. This is a great way to incorporate vocabulary and real world applications.
Golda Meir: Israeli Political Leader
Students complete readings and mini-lectures to explore the life of Golda Meir, Israeli leader. They study her biography, discuss their research, write response journals and compare her government with its US counterpart.
D E S I G N A N I C O N
Young scholars examine the meaning, importance and influence of the icon in the lives of Russians, explore the Byzantine influence on Russian culture and the themes represented in icon painting. Students view some of the famous icons that have been preserved.
Visual Arts - Portraits and Paintings
First graders examine portraits and paintings. They create their own self-portrait.
Jewish Immigration Out West
Eighth graders, in groups, receive written summaries of the major people and events represented in the exhibit, as well as additional documents and websites.